AELIANUS (CLAUDIUS) De historia animalium libri XVII, 1565
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AELIANUS (CLAUDIUS) De historia animalium libri XVII, 1565
£600 - 800
US$ 930 - 1,200

Lot Details
AELIANUS (CLAUDIUS)
De historia animalium libri XVII, woodcut device on title, some light browning, small ink stamp and a few ink letters on title, bookplate of William D. McIlray Jr., and Jeffrey Norton, small marginal tear to 3 leaves, later half morocco, spine gilt [Adams A224], 12mo, Lyon, G. Rouillius, 1565

Footnotes

  • Aelianus, a third century writer, was "the first, and indeed the only writer amongst the ancients who makes mention of fishing with the artificial fly" (Westwood & Satchell, who list no copy earlier than 1744).
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